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Screening Tests for Vestibular Dysfunction in Children

The Hearing Journal recently published research on screening for vestibular dysfunction in children with hearing impairment.

The Hearing Journal recently published research on screening for vestibular dysfunction in children with hearing impairment. Children with hearing impairment frequently experience vestibular dysfunction but it may go unreported. Research on Vestibular Dysfunction in Children with Hearing Impairment Research indicates that children with hearing impairment may have vestibular loss as well. This may be indicated […]

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Modulation of Sound Sensitivity

An interesting discovery by researchers with be published in Neuroscience regarding the hair cells of the inner ear. Using a high voltage electron microscope, the researchers determined that the rootlets of the hair cells continue through the cell to the striated organelle which is believed to be responsible for the cell’s stability. With the striated […]

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Postural Control in Standing

Here is an interesting open access research article on the postural control of children in standing. Using a force plate and a visual focus, the researchers examined the changes in postural control in 7-11 year olds and adults. The results indicated that postural stability improved linearly from 7-10 years old, stabilized somewhat at 10-11 years […]